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Links to How Compassion is responding to global HIV inequalities

How Compassion is responding to global HIV inequalities

Each year on December 1st, the world commemorates World AIDS Day. It’s a time when people around the world unite to show support for people living with and affected by HIV and to create more awareness and understanding around the epidemic. This World AIDS Day, UNAIDS is urging each of us to address the inequalities […]

date: December 1, 2022
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Links to Mercy lives: HIV-positive mom finds hope in community amidst stigma

Mercy lives: HIV-positive mom finds hope in community amidst stigma

38 million. It’s the number that represents the total population of Canada today. It’s also the number of people who were living with HIV by the end of 2021, according to World Health Organization. This astronomical number is a significant increase from 30.8 million in 2010. 36.7 million of those affected in 2021 were adults […]

date: December 1, 2022
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Links to 24 powerful Bible verses for Christmas cards

24 powerful Bible verses for Christmas cards

The Bible is filled with good news, encouragement and edification. The word of God is alive and powerful, transforming our hearts, renewing our minds, igniting our hope and strengthening our faith. There’s so much power in praying the scriptures because it means we are praying with the heart, mind and will of God Himself. And […]

date: October 13, 2022
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Links to 10 words to describe you: A story of Compassion supporters

10 words to describe you: A story of Compassion supporters

Have you ever done the exercise of telling a 10-word story? It’s exactly what it sounds like: you tell a story in just ten words. It can be a sentence or a collection of words, but ten is the limit. It is a great reflective practice. While just ten words can be limiting, it can […]

date: September 16, 2022
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Links to Q&A with a Compassion alumnus: Brian’s story

Q&A with a Compassion alumnus: Brian’s story

Brian was 4 years old when he joined the Compassion program in his local church in Kenya. He was eighteen when he graduated. That means Compassion was a part of Brian’s life for 14 years and has shaped the person he has become today. You can imagine our excitement when we learned that Brian had […]

date: July 6, 2022
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Links to Day of the African Child: Empowering communities through education

Day of the African Child: Empowering communities through education

As an African child myself, I was raised in the culturally diverse country of Nigeria with a consciousness that formal education is a privilege. Albeit, not in a way that I ever had reason to fear that this access to education could ever be taken away from me, but in a way that allowed me […]

date: June 14, 2022
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Links to Rebuilding + Restoring: updates from Haiti

Rebuilding + Restoring: updates from Haiti

On August 14 last year, southwest Haiti was struck hard by a 7.2 earthquake, and thousands were left homeless and injured. Compassion Haiti and our local church partners, already on the ground, responded immediately—and with your incredible generosity, began providing much-needed medical care as well as safe water and food. There was still much to […]

date: January 6, 2022
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Links to One Small Act: a Christmas cartoon

One Small Act: a Christmas cartoon

This season can feel overwhelming in its demands on our time, energy, and generosity. In those moments, it’s helpful to remember that the enormous love of God arrived in modest packaging. Jesus came as a baby in the humbleness of a manger and the obscurity of the small town of Bethlehem. The Christmas story reminds […]

date: December 13, 2021
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Links to Go to the places we could never reach: how using your platform and voice helps children in poverty

Go to the places we could never reach: how using your platform and voice helps children in poverty

Each year, we are blown away by the many ways that passionate Canadians come alongside us to use their creativity, unique gifts and talents to engage in the fight against poverty. We’ve linked arms with friends, partners and burden-bearers who have become Compassion Ambassadors. They are ministry leaders, worship leaders, artists, entrepreneurs, business owners, bestselling […]

date: December 10, 2021
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Links to Why we need to make a big deal about toilets

Why we need to make a big deal about toilets

There is something in your home that contributes to keeping you healthy more than you would ever give it credit for. What is that life-saving item? Your toilet. Though many of us wouldn’t have our toilet listed at the top of our daily gratitude list, it is something that is absolutely a critical part of […]

date: August 12, 2021
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